Given the huge economic uncertainty generated by the spread of the coronavirus in Europe, we are currently only publishing headline real GDP growth forecasts for our countries. We will produce a full update of our forecasts as soon as is realistically possible.

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Main Economic Indicators201720182019202020212022
Population, 1000 persons131713221328...
GDP, real change in %
GDP per capita (EUR at PPP)236002530026500...
Gross industrial production, real change in %4.14.0-2.1...
Unemployment rate - LFS, in %, average5.85.44.4...
Average gross monthly wages, EUR122113101390...
Consumer prices, % p.a.
Fiscal balance in % of GDP-0.8-0.6-0.3...
Public debt in % of GDP9.38.48.3...
Current account in % of GDP2.72.01.7...
FDI inflow, EUR mn15329962782...
Gross external debt in % of GDP83.176.479.0...

Basic data are continuously updated.

* Forecasts are changed beginning of March, July and November.
See Press Conferences.

Forecasts as of March 2020 considering the effect of COVID-19 with a severe scenario. Due to this uncertain situation we only offer forecasts for GDP.


ESTONIA: Slowdown in external demand accompanied by deferred investment activity

Sebastian Leitner
in: Uncertainty in Turbulent Times
wiiw Forecast Report No. Spring 2020, March 2020 , pp. 87-90
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Monthly Report No. 6/2019

Vasily Astrov, Rumen Dobrinsky, Richard Grieveson, Doris Hanzl-Weiss, Gabor Hunya, Sebastian Leitner, Isilda Mara, Olga Pindyuk, Leon Podkaminer, Sandor Richter, Hermine Vidovic and Goran Vuksic
wiiw Monthly Report No. 6, June 2019
27 pages including 24 Tables and 1 Figure